Helle Faber

Producer. Helle Faber graduated from the Danish School of Journalism. She has produced television and radio for DR as well as a large number of documentaries.

Faber's list of productions include "Enemies of Happiness" (2006) by Eva Mulvad, which won a Silver Wolf at IDFA and a Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, "Putin's Kiss" (2012) by Lise Birk Pedersen, which received at danish Bodil for Best Documentary, "Motley's Law" (2015) and "The Stranger" (2017) by Nicole N. Horanyi, where the former received a Grand Jury Award at DOC NYC, and "Who We Were" (2016), which was screened at a number of international festivals.

In 2010 Faber founded the production company Made In Copenhagen.

Filmography

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Film Year Function Category
The Stranger 2017 DK/Documentary
Life as a Grown Up 2017 DK/Documentary
Mandefald 2017 Producer TV documentary
The Lost Warrior 2017 DK/Documentary
Who We Were 2016 DK/Documentary
The Wait 2016 DK/Documentary
Motley's Law 2015 Producer DK/Documentary
Josefines bondegård 2015 Producer DK/Documentary
Josefine's Farm - Piglets 2015 Producer DK/Documentary
Josefine`s Farm - Goats 2015 Producer DK/Documentary
Josefine's Farm - Rabbits 2015 Producer DK/Documentary
Josefine's Farm - The Kitchen Garden 2015 Producer DK/Documentary
Josefine's Farm - The puppy 2015 Producer DK/Documentary
Josefine's Farm - Slaughtering the Pig 2015 Producer DK/Documentary
Josefine's Farm - Christmas at the Farm 2015 Producer DK/Documentary
Warriors from the North 2014 Producer DK/Documentary
Embracing The dead 2014 Producer DK/Documentary
Naked 2014 Producer DK/Documentary
Me And Dad - No Expectations Of Applause 2014 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Blood Ties 2013 Producer DK/Documentary
Født til at kæmpe 2013 Co-producer DK/Documentary
Putin's kiss 2012 Producer DK/Documentary
The shady chocolate 2012 Producer DK/Documentary
Village at the end of the World 2011 Co-producer DK/Documentary
My beautiful daughter 2011 Producer DK/Documentary
Med døden til følge 2011 Producer DK/Documentary
Au pair 2011 Producer DK/Documentary
Fodboldpigerne 2010 Producer Series (documentary)
Convicted for Terror 2010 Producer DK/Documentary
My cousin the pirate 2010 Producer DK/Documentary
The Soccer Girls 2010 Producer DK/Documentary
The Soccer Girls 2010 Producer DK/Documentary
The Soccer Girls 2010 Producer DK/Documentary
The Soccer Girls 2010 Producer DK/Documentary
The Soccer Girls 2010 Producer DK/Documentary
The Soccer Girls 2010 Producer DK/Documentary
Mirror 2009 Producer DK/Documentary
En feminin dreng 2009 Producer DK/Documentary
Terrorist ved et tilfælde 2009 Producer DK/Documentary
Usynlige piger 2009 Production DK/Documentary
The boys from senior class 2009 Producer DK/Documentary
Jagten på den eneste ene 2009 Producer DK/Documentary
Shanghai Spaces 2009 Production DK/Documentary
Big girls don't cry 2009 Producer DK/Documentary
Riskær - avantgardekapitalisten 2008 Production DK/Documentary
Little miss grown-up 2008 Producer DK/Documentary
Let's be together 2008 Producer DK/Documentary
Verden i Danmark 2007 Production DK/Documentary
Muhammedkrisen under huden 2007 Producer DK/Documentary
Enemies of Happiness 2006 Producer DK/Documentary
CPH Remix 2005 Producer DK/Documentary
Det røde guld 2004 Production DK/Documentary
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Awards and nominations

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Award Release year Festivals Film
IDFA First Apparance Award:
Sine Skibsholt
2016 Amsterdam, IDFA 2016 Who We Were
Alliance of Women Film Journalists' EDA Award 2015 Amsterdam, IDFA 2015 Motley's Law
Grand Jury Award 2015 New York, DOC NYC Film Festival 2015 Motley's Law
Best Mid Length Documentary 2015 Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2015 Warriors from the North
Best Documentary:
Lise Birk Pedersen
Helle Faber
2013 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2013 Putin's kiss
Best Cinematography, World Documentary Competition:
Lars Skree
2012 Sundance Film Festival 2012 Putin's kiss
Special Mention 2012 Haag, Amnesty Int. Movies that Matter Festival 2012 Putin's kiss
Best Documentary 2012 Copenhagen TV Festival 2012 Putin's kiss
Speciel Mention 2012 Oulu Nordisk Panorama 2012 Putin's kiss
Bedste sminkør 2010 Guangzhou Documentary Film Festival 2010 Shanghai Spaces
Best Short Documentary 2009 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2009 Little miss grown-up
Robert, Best Short Documentary:
Max Kestner
2008 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2008 Verden i Danmark
International Human Rights Award 2008 Berlin, Cinema for Peace 2008 Enemies of Happiness
World Cinema Jury Prize: Documentary 2007 Sundance Film Festival 2007 Enemies of Happiness
Speciel Mention 2007 Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2007 Enemies of Happiness
Nestor Almendros Prize:
Eva Mulvad
2007 New York Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2007 Enemies of Happiness
High School Jury: Best long documnetary 2007 Creteil, Festival Films De Femmes 2007 Enemies of Happiness
International Premier Award 2007 London, One World Media Awards 2007 Enemies of Happiness
Speciel Mention 2007 SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 2007 Enemies of Happiness
Silver Wolf Award 2006 Amsterdam, IDFA 2006 Enemies of Happiness
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Festival screenings

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Festivals Festival date Film
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 01-11-2017 Who We Were
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 01-11-2017 The Wait
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 27-10-2017 The Wait
Belfast Cinemagic 06-10-2017 The Wait
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 05-10-2017 The Wait
Bitola International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers 23-09-2017 Who We Were
Grimstad, Norwegian Short and Documentary Film Festival 13-06-2017 Who We Were
Warszawa, Against Gravity 12-05-2017 Who We Were
Warszawa, Against Gravity 12-05-2017 The Wait
München Documentary Festival 04-05-2017 Who We Were
Volda The Norwegian Documentary Festival 26-04-2017 The Wait
San Sebastian human rights film festival 01-04-2017 The Wait
Haag, Amnesty Int. Movies that Matter Festival 29-03-2017 The Wait
Malmö, BUFF 20-03-2017 The Wait
London, Human Rights Watch Film Festival 07-03-2017 The Wait
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 06-03-2017 Who We Were
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 06-03-2017 The Wait
Oslo, Human Rights - Human Wrongs 14-02-2017 The Wait
Göteborg International Film Festival 27-01-2017 Who We Were
Amsterdam, IDFA 16-11-2016 Who We Were
Amsterdam, IDFA 16-11-2016 The Wait
Milwaukee International Film Festival 22-09-2016 Motley's Law
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 16-09-2016 Motley's Law
Riga, Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries 07-09-2016 Warriors from the North
Warszawa, Against Gravity 13-05-2016 Motley's Law
Cleveland International Film Festival 30-04-2016 Motley's Law
Leuven, Docville 29-04-2016 Motley's Law
Washington DC International Film Festival 14-04-2016 Motley's Law
Durham, Full Frame 07-04-2016 Motley's Law
Budapest Titanic International Film Festival 07-04-2016 Motley's Law
Bucharest One World Romania 21-03-2016 Motley's Law
Haag, Amnesty Int. Movies that Matter Festival 18-03-2016 Motley's Law
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 18-03-2016 Motley's Law
Oslo, Human Rights - Human Wrongs 16-03-2016 Motley's Law
Mariehamn, Vera Film Festival 16-03-2016 Motley's Law
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 07-03-2016 Motley's Law
Göteborg International Film Festival 29-01-2016 Motley's Law
Amsterdam, IDFA 18-11-2015 Motley's Law
New York, DOC NYC Film Festival 12-11-2015 Motley's Law
CPH:DOX 06-11-2015 Motley's Law
Chicago International Film Festival 15-10-2015 Motley's Law
Reykjavik Film Festival 24-09-2015 Warriors from the North
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 18-09-2015 Warriors from the North
Helsinki Film Festival 17-09-2015 Warriors from the North
DMZ South Korea 17-09-2015 Warriors from the North
Zagreb Motovun Film Festival 25-07-2015 Warriors from the North
Giffoni Film Festival 17-07-2015 Warriors from the North
Addis International Film Festival 12-06-2015 Warriors from the North
Warszawa, Against Gravity 09-05-2015 Warriors from the North
Brussels One World International Human Rights Festival 07-05-2015 Warriors from the North
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 23-04-2015 Warriors from the North
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 13-03-2015 Warriors from the North
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 02-03-2015 Warriors from the North
ZagrebDox 23-02-2015 Warriors from the North
Geneve, Forum on Human Rights 17-02-2015 Warriors from the North
Tunis Human Rights Film Festival 16-12-2014 Warriors from the North
Amsterdam, IDFA 19-11-2014 Warriors from the North
CPH:DOX 06-11-2014 Naked
Taipei CNEX Documentary Film Festival 01-05-2014 Putin's kiss
Bratislava, One World International Film Festival 21-11-2013 Putin's kiss
Frankfurt Deutsches Filmmuseum 07-05-2013 Putin's kiss
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 04-03-2013 Putin's kiss
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 22-01-2013 Au pair
Tehran, Cinéma Vérité, Documentary Film Festival 03-11-2012 Au pair
Sydney Antenna International Documentary Film Festival 10-10-2012 Putin's kiss
Taipei CNEX Documentary Film Festival 29-09-2012 Putin's kiss
Reykjavik Film Festival 27-09-2012 Putin's kiss
Message to Man 22-09-2012 Putin's kiss
Oulu Nordisk Panorama 21-09-2012 Putin's kiss
Cinematik International Film Festival Piestany 07-09-2012 Putin's kiss
Copenhagen TV Festival 16-08-2012 Putin's kiss
Guanajuato International Film Festival 20-07-2012 Putin's kiss
Galway International Film Festival, Film Fleadh 10-07-2012 Putin's kiss
Jerusalem Int. Film Festival 05-07-2012 Putin's kiss
Edinburgh International Film Festival 20-06-2012 Au pair
Good Planet Film Festival 16-06-2012 Shanghai Spaces
Sheffield Doc/Fest 13-06-2012 Putin's kiss
Warszawa, Against Gravity 11-05-2012 Putin's kiss
Belgrade, Beldoc 04-05-2012 Putin's kiss
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 31-03-2012 Putin's kiss
London, Human Rights Watch Film Festival 22-03-2012 Putin's kiss
Haag, Amnesty Int. Movies that Matter Festival 22-03-2012 Putin's kiss
Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 22-03-2012 Putin's kiss
Hong Kong International Film Festival 21-03-2012 Putin's kiss
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 09-03-2012 Putin's kiss
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 09-03-2012 Med døden til følge
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 09-03-2012 Au pair
Geneve, Forum on Human Rights 02-03-2012 Putin's kiss
ZagrebDox 26-02-2012 Putin's kiss
Mumbai Int. Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Animation Films 03-02-2012 My cousin the pirate
Göteborg International Film Festival 27-01-2012 Putin's kiss
Göteborg International Film Festival 27-01-2012 Med døden til følge
Göteborg International Film Festival 27-01-2012 Au pair
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 24-01-2012 Med døden til følge
Sundance Film Festival 19-01-2012 Putin's kiss
Amsterdam, IDFA 15-01-2012 Putin's kiss
Amsterdam, IDFA 16-11-2011 Putin's kiss
CPH:DOX 03-11-2011 Au pair
Bergen International Film festival 19-10-2011 My cousin the pirate
Tallin, KUMU Documentary 20-04-2011 Shanghai Spaces
Saguenay International Short Film Festival 10-03-2011 Mirror
Guangzhou Documentary Film Festival 06-12-2010 Shanghai Spaces
Buenos Aires Danish Film Festival 16-11-2010 Terrorist ved et tilfælde
Buenos Aires Danish Film Festival 16-11-2010 Shanghai Spaces
CPH:DOX 04-11-2010 My cousin the pirate
Kiev Molodist Int. Film Festival 23-10-2010 Mirror
Taipei Taiwan Int. Documentary Film Festival 22-10-2010 Let's be together
Hamptons Film Festival 07-10-2010 Terrorist ved et tilfælde
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 30-09-2010 Shanghai Spaces
cologne conference international film and television festival 26-09-2010 Shanghai Spaces
Rimouski Carrousel Int. Youth F.F. 25-09-2010 Terrorist ved et tilfælde
Sao Paulo Int. Short Film Festival 01-08-2010 Mirror
Dokufest Prizren 31-07-2010 Shanghai Spaces
Melbourne Film Festival 23-07-2010 Shanghai Spaces
DOCUMENTARIST Istanbul Documentary Days 22-06-2010 Shanghai Spaces
Toronto World Wide Short Film Festival 01-06-2010 Mirror
Warszawa, Against Gravity 08-05-2010 Shanghai Spaces
Oslo EuroDoc Film Festival 17-03-2010 Let's be together
Malmö, BUFF 16-03-2010 Terrorist ved et tilfælde
Reykjavík The Northern Wave Int. Film Festival 05-03-2010 Mirror
Damascus Dox Box Festival 03-03-2010 Mirror
ZagrebDox 28-02-2010 Shanghai Spaces
Clermont-Ferrand Marché Du Film Court 01-02-2010 Mirror
Clermont-Ferrand Festival Du Court Metrage 29-01-2010 Mirror
Göteborg International Film Festival 29-01-2010 Shanghai Spaces
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 26-01-2010 Little miss grown-up
SAGA NORDICA Paris Cine Nordica 16-12-2009 Mirror
Istanbul Int. 1001 Documentary Film Festival 04-12-2009 Let's be together
Amsterdam, IDFA 19-11-2009 Terrorist ved et tilfælde
Sao Paulo, Mix Brasil 12-11-2009 Let's be together
CPH:DOX 06-11-2009 Mirror
Alcalá de Henares, Alcine Film Festival 06-11-2009 Mirror
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 04-11-2009 Mirror
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 04-11-2009 Little miss grown-up
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 27-10-2009 Mirror
Malmö, M: Dox 22-10-2009 Let's be together
London Film Festival 14-10-2009 Mirror
Yamagata Int. Documentary Film Festival 08-10-2009 Let's be together
Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 25-09-2009 Mirror
Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 25-09-2009 Let's be together
Odense Internationale Film Festival 17-08-2009 Mirror
Odense Internationale Film Festival 17-08-2009 Let's be together
Locarno, Festival internazionale del film 05-08-2009 Mirror
Dublin International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 31-07-2009 Let's be together
Guanajuato International Film Festival 24-07-2009 Mirror
Anthropology Film Festival Pärnu 05-07-2009 Little miss grown-up
SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 15-06-2009 Let's be together
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 31-05-2009 Little miss grown-up
Warszawa, Against Gravity 09-05-2009 Let's be together
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 27-04-2009 Little miss grown-up
Halifax, ViewFinders: International FF for Youth 21-04-2009 Little miss grown-up
Skånska Filmdagar 16-04-2009 Little miss grown-up
Malmö, BUFF 10-03-2009 Little miss grown-up
Tempo Dokumentärfestival 04-03-2009 Let's be together
Damascus Dox Box Festival 04-03-2009 Enemies of Happiness
Amsterdam, IDFA 20-11-2008 Little miss grown-up
CPH:DOX 07-11-2008 Let's be together
Danish Culture Institute, Beijing 10-10-2008 Verden i Danmark
Pakistan, Muslim Film Festival 01-07-2008 Enemies of Happiness
Paris, La Nuit la plus court 27-05-2008 Verden i Danmark
Tempo Dokumentärfestival 05-03-2008 Enemies of Happiness
South Caucasus Documentary Festival 01-03-2008 Enemies of Happiness
Berlin, Cinema for Peace 11-02-2008 Enemies of Happiness
Belgrade Balkankult Fondacija 01-02-2008 Verden i Danmark
Havana International FF of New Latin Cinema 04-12-2007 Enemies of Happiness
CPH:DOX 09-11-2007 Verden i Danmark
Sheffield Doc/Fest 07-11-2007 Verden i Danmark
Sheffield Doc/Fest 07-11-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Leeds Int. Film Festival 07-11-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Bratislava, One World International Film Festival 06-11-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Maribor, DokMa 02-11-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 31-10-2007 Verden i Danmark
Aarhus Filmfestival 23-10-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Uppsala Int. Short Film Festival 22-10-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Lisbon Int. Documentary Film Festival 18-10-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Tehran, Cinéma Vérité, Documentary Film Festival 15-10-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Taipei Taiwan Women Make Waves Film/Video Festival 12-10-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Oslo Films from the South Festival 04-10-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Cologne Conference 26-09-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Oulu Nordisk Panorama 21-09-2007 Verden i Danmark
Oulu Nordisk Panorama 21-09-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 20-09-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Uhuru Productions Cape Town, Tri Continental Film Festival 14-09-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Odense Internationale Film Festival 27-08-2007 Verden i Danmark
Odense Internationale Film Festival 27-08-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Malmö Folkets Bio 18-08-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Melbourne Film Festival 25-07-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 13-07-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Cape Town, Encounters South African Int. Documentary Film Festival 13-07-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Jerusalem Int. Film Festival 06-07-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Ouagadougou, Centre National de Presse 04-07-2007 Enemies of Happiness
SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 12-06-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Sydney Film Festival 08-06-2007 Enemies of Happiness
London, One World Media Awards 08-06-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Warszawa, Against Gravity 11-05-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Creteil, Festival Films De Femmes 09-05-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Amakula Kampala International Film Festival 03-05-2007 Enemies of Happiness
München Documentary Festival 02-05-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 19-04-2007 Enemies of Happiness
International Female Film Festival Malmö 18-04-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Seoul International Women's Film Festival 05-04-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 31-03-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Creteil, Festival Films De Femmes 23-03-2007 Enemies of Happiness
London, Human Rights Watch Film Festival 22-03-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Belfast Film Festival 22-03-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 22-03-2007 Enemies of Happiness
New York Human Rights Watch Film Festival 21-03-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Hong Kong International Film Festival 20-03-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 16-03-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Oslo EuroDoc Film Festival 14-03-2007 Enemies of Happiness
The Royal Film Commission of Jordan 08-03-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Columbia, True/False Film Festival 01-03-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 28-02-2007 Enemies of Happiness
ZagrebDox 26-02-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Mexico City Intl Contemp FF 21-02-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Göteborg International Film Festival 26-01-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 24-01-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Amsterdam, IDFA 20-01-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Sundance Film Festival 18-01-2007 Enemies of Happiness
IDFA on tour 02-01-2007 Enemies of Happiness
Amsterdam, IDFA 23-11-2006 Enemies of Happiness
CPH:DOX 10-11-2006 Enemies of Happiness
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Registration of festival participation and awards

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